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Le Banneton

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French, Coffee Shop, Delicatessen
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Rue Nokeokoumane BP 568 Ban Mixay, Vientiane, Laos
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
Description: This bakery and cafe is the Vientiane, Laos, location of the "Le Banneton...
This bakery and cafe is the Vientiane, Laos, location of the "Le Banneton" in Luang Pra Bang, Laos, location that has already been set up in reviews.
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    Very good
  • 26
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  • 7
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Nice place for breakfast.

Note: NO WIFI is offered. This was very close to the Riverside Hotel. Less than a 100 yards away. French influenced restaurants. Very good breakfasts and the croissants were delicious.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 23, 2015
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  • Breakfast/Brunch
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English first
Zurich, Switzerland
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015 NEW

Nice location and ambiente, friendly staff. My 'Croissant Au Jambon' was ok, the lime juice good. There is NO WIFI.

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Brisbane, Australia
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61 reviews 61 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 NEW

Decided to have lunch here and escape the heat. A really nice bakery cafe with a charming fit out, good size menu and friendly staff. Recommend the panini and sandwiches. Will try and visit again while we are in Vientiane to try some of the amazing looking baked items.

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San Diego
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20 reviews 20 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

Note: NO WIFI is offered. This was very close to the Riverside Hotel. Less than a 100 yards away. French influenced restaurants. Very good breakfasts and the croissants were delicious.

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Senior Contributor
43 reviews 43 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

Had a tasty panini "Barcelone", which was very nice and welcome after all the Asian food. The restaurant has a Frech touch. I also got some croissants the next day, not as perfect like in Europe, but close.

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London, United Kingdom
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379 reviews 379 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
260 helpful votes 260 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

Came here on the back of Lonely Planet. It's hardly THE BEST bakery? The croissant and baguette is nothing different to what you'd get in a supermarket and hardly wow bakery standard. Maybe if you're missing bread then it's wow but not to justify the prices charged for them. Coffee was again nothing special. We were more wowed by the... More 

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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159 reviews 159 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

Not nearly as good as the Luang Prabang location. We ate croissants, eggs and lox with coffee and juice. Just an ok experience and won't repeat. Also observed multiple beggars walking by on this block so come prepared to donate or sAy no!

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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

After a long train ride and border crossing from Thailand all we wanted is good coffee and breakfast. We found this place based on reviews and we're not disappointed. Croissants are amazing. Baguettes are exceptional. Coffee - can't be better. We enjoyed every bite. Would come back in a heart beat. Just found out there is a location in Luang... More 

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15 reviews 15 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

The croissant ordinaire are quite tasty and crispy. Together with a cup of latte for breakfast is superb

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85 restaurant reviews
106 helpful votes 106 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

We had eaten at le Banneton in Luang Prabang and were excited to try the one in Vientiane as well. Surprisingly, the croissants were not quite as good at this location. Even early in the day at breakfast, they weren’t particularly fresh. The rest of our breakfast was fine and we particularly enjoyed the good coffee. Unlike the location in... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

This cafe saved my few mornings in Vientiane. The breakfast at my hotel was simply uneatable - so I strolled down the street and luckily stumbled into this magic little spot. Here I enjoyed croissants with melted cheese and ham and very good black coffee over the next two mornings.. Their lemonade was great too!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Rue Nokeokoumane BP 568 Ban Mixay, Vientiane, Laos
  • Location: Asia  >  Laos  >  Vientiane Province  >  Vientiane

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: French, Coffee Shop, Delicatessen

Description

This bakery and cafe is the Vientiane, Laos, location of the "Le Banneton" in Luang Pra Bang, Laos, location that has already been set up in reviews.

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